Nazi

  • Hitler may have married Jewish woman by mistake, claims report 05-04-2014 06:43 PM

    In what could prove to be one of the biggest ironies of history, Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, infamous for the genocide of Jews, may have unwittingly married a Jewish woman, new British research has found. The German Nazi leader known for his persecution of Jews had wed his long-term lover...
  • Alice Herz-Sommer, oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies at 110 24-02-2014 09:36 AM

    London:c, believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor, died at age 110 on Sunday, a family member said. The accomplished pianist's death came just a week before her extraordinary story of surviving two years in a Nazi prison camp through devotion to music and her son is up for an...
  • Hungarian Jews threaten boycott of official Holocaust events 10-02-2014 10:55 AM

    Hungary's main Jewish group voted on Sunday to boycott official Holocaust commemorations this year unless they more clearly show the role of local citizens in the Nazi deportation and killing of Hungarian Jews. The Hungarian Jewish Congregations' Association (Mazsihisz) decided to stay away from events marking the 70th anniversary of...
  • Renowned artists' paintings worth $1.3b recovered from Munich 04-11-2013 10:01 PM

    A collection of "lost" paintings by world-renowned artists like Picasso and Matisse, worth an estimated one billion euros (over $1.3 billion) have been found, a media report said. The paintings looted by the Nazis before the Second World War contain some 1,500 works by world-renowned artists, reported The Independent citing...
  • Iran's Rouhani calls Holocaust 'reprehensible' crime against Jews 25-09-2013 07:15 AM

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Nazis committed a "reprehensible" crime against the Jewish people, when he was asked in a television interview whether he accepted that the Holocaust occurred. "I am not a historian and when it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the Holocaust...
  • US finds long-lost diary of top Nazi leader and Hitler aide 10-06-2013 11:11 AM

    Washington: The US government has recovered 400 pages from the long-lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a confidant of Adolf Hitler who played a central role in the extermination of millions of Jews and others during World War II. A preliminary US government assessment reviewed by Reuters asserts the diary could...
  • Bedtime with Hitler: Nazi leader's linen for sale 30-11-2011 12:56 PM

    London: Two pieces of Adolf Hitler's personalized bed linen, complete with swastikas and the Nazi leader's initials, are together expected to fetch up to 3,000 pounds at a sale in Britain next week. A single white bedsheet and pillowcase embroidered with the image of an eagle perched on a swastika...
  • 'Hitler enjoyed drinking at British bar in 1912' 27-11-2011 07:17 PM

    London: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler enjoyed drinking at a British pub when he visited the country at the age of 23, according to a new TV documentary. Hitler came to Britain in 1912 to stay with half-brother Alois, who lived in Toxteth, Liverpool. During his five months stay there, researchers...
  • Susan Sarandon calls Pope Benedict a Nazi 18-10-2011 02:12 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress and social activist Susan Sarandon was reported to have called Pope Benedict a Nazi during a public discussion at a U.S. film festival in New York, provoking criticism from both Catholic and Jewish groups. The movie star, who won an Oscar for her role in the 1995...
  • Hitler ordered sex toys for troops during WW-II 11-07-2011 02:12 PM

    London: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler had ordered sex toys for his troops as many of them were contracting sex diseases from French prostitutes, records have revealed. While researching the history of Barbie, which was based on a post-war German sex doll, author Graeme Donald uncovered Hitler's secretive 'Borghild Project'. Under...
  • Early Hitler letter on Jews unveiled in NYC 08-06-2011 10:45 AM

    New York: The signature under the typewritten words on yellowing sheets of nearly century-old paper is unmistakable: Adolf Hitler, with the last few scribbled letters drooping downward. The date is 1919 and, decades before the Holocaust, the 30-year-old German soldier "born in Austria" penned what are believed to be Hitler's...
  • Director apologises for Nazi jokes in Cannes 19-05-2011 01:25 PM

    Cannes: Danish director Lars Von Trier apologised on Wednesday for joking about Nazis and Hitler to reporters at the Cannes film festival, remarks that shocked organisers and caused offence among Jewish groups. The maverick film maker is at the cinema showcase with competition entry "Melancholia", a grand cinematic statement on...
  • Austrian baker apologises for swastika cakes 16-04-2011 01:53 PM

    Vienna: An Austrian baker, under investigation for icing cakes with Nazi symbols, has apologised to the head of a Holocaust awareness group for causing offence. The cake-maker met with the head of the Austria Mauthausen Committee (MKOe), which has called for the bakery to be banned. "I called him because...
  • Hitler's signed autobiography to go on sale 13-04-2011 12:16 PM

    London: A rare copy of Adolf Hitler's autobiography 'Mein Kampf', signed by the dictator himself, will go on sale soon -- and is expected to sell for 30,000 pounds. The first edition of the book, which the Nazi ruler wrote while he was in the Landsberg prison in Germany in...
  • Hitler's men used poisoned chocolate to kill 04-04-2011 11:36 AM

    London: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler's henchmen got so desperate in the dying months of World War II that they planned to use poisoned chocolate, coffee and whisky to assassinate Allied leaders, de-classified documents reveal. The Nazi henchmen also planned to create a "Fourth Reich" by sending secret agents to start...
  • Hitler's last bodyguard gives up on fan mail 27-01-2011 06:14 PM

    Berlin: More than 65 years after World War Two, Adolf Hitler's last surviving bodyguard says that he can no longer respond to the continuous deluge of fan mail he receives from around the world, because of his advanced age. Rochus Misch is 93 and uses a walking frame to move...
  • Heil Hound: Nazis dogged by Hitler-mocking mutt 08-01-2011 04:00 PM

    Berlin: Newly discovered documents have revealed a bizarre footnote to World War II: the Nazis' dogged obsession with a Finnish mutt who gave not a howl, but a heil. And, just as absurdly, the totalitarian state that dominated most of Europe was unable to do much about the canine's paw-raising...
  • Japan retailer to pull Nazi outfit after complaint 07-12-2010 06:32 PM

    Tokyo: A Japanese discount chain said Tuesday it will pull a Nazi costume from its shelves after receiving a complaint from an American Jewish organization. The costume on sale at retailer Don Quijote Co. includes a black jacket with a red swastika armband in a package adorned with a sketch...
  • Hitler enjoyed bread, marmalade for breakfast 29-10-2010 06:33 PM

    London: Adolf Hitler who hated being watched enjoyed bread and marmalade alongside coffee for breakfast, a media report said Friday. He complained about his health and was prone to banging tables during meetings, according to documents released by the National Archives, Daily Mail reported on its website. Details about the...
  • German social networks wage virtual war on neo-Nazis 13-10-2010 11:25 AM

    Berlin: A group of web 2.0 communities in Germany has launched a campaign called "Social Networks against Nazis" in a bid to fight right-wing extremism on the Internet. The campaign's organisers, who were backed at the launch on Monday by Consumer Affairs Minister Ilse Aigner, say right-wing extremists have used...
  • Hitler fashion ad irks Italians 21-05-2010 12:45 PM

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  • Separated by Nazis, siblings reunite after 66 years 12-07-2008 04:24 PM

    The former Australian wicketkeeper feels in the upcoming India-England series the focus will be on Sachin Tendulkar. ...
  • World's most wanted Nazi criminal may be alive 09-07-2008 02:37 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq was fined Rs one lakh for his recent outburst against the team's T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez after the ICC World Twenty20 event. Razzaq had accused Hafeez of deliberately not selecting him in the World Twenty20 semi-final though the team management wanted him to be included....